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Author: 0 Turkey blocks Wikipedia over "smear campaign"

Turkey Blocks said an administrative blocking order is usually expected to precede a full court blocking order in coming days. Users across the country were shocked on Saturday when they could no longer access the website from within Turkey without using a virtual private network (VPN).

Author: 0 Haniyeh Elected Meshaal's Successor while Authority Siege Hamas Through Taxes

Gaza-born Haniyeh, 54, served as Palestinian prime minister after the group's victory in 2006 polls and continued to claim the title despite being officially sacked by Palestinian president and Fatah chief Mahmoud Abbas. The strike is being led by Marwan Barghouti, a member of Fatah - a rival political faction to Hamas, which is considered a terrorist organization by Israel, the United States and the European Union.

Global Media To counter Kapil Mishra's claims, MLA goes on a counter fast, detained
Author: 0 To counter Kapil Mishra's claims, MLA goes on a counter fast, detained

AAP MLA Sanjeev Jha on Saturday said that he will protest outside former Delhi Water Minister Kapil Mishra's residence, reported Times Now. But Mishra has refused, telling India Today he will reveal everything on Sunday. 2 crore to Kejriwal. Replying to Jha's letter, Mishra said the "details" he has were his "strength", and that he did not want to lose this advantage by making them public.

Global Media General election 2017: Scotland's political leaders step up their campaigns
Author: 0 General election 2017: Scotland's political leaders step up their campaigns

SNP councillors are now the largest group in 16 councils, including the country's four largest cities: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee. It also went from first to second place in Aberdeenshire. And even those who voted to Leave the European Union should be concerned about the consequences of a hard Brexit that puts winning the votes of Ukip ahead of Scottish jobs.

Author: 0 Vettel fears lock up cost him pole

However, he was unable to improve on his second run, and that nearly let Ferrari in, although in the end Vettel crossed the line and was 0.051secs down - and 0.173secs up on Bottas. "Seems better now", he said and carried on. For me starting the day with the engine change and moving back to the old engine, I was always going to be on the back foot .

Global Media Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an 'outsider'
Author: 0 Trump to Liberty U grads: Relish being an 'outsider'

Trump kept on message throughout the speech , many times looking away from the teleprompter, seemingly about to make a comment he would regret, only to quickly get back to the pre-written program. "Would you like me to read the names that just came out, would you like to hear them?" "But very well known, highly respected, really talented people".

Author: 0 S. Korea's Moon slams North missile launch as 'reckless provocation'

Japan said the missile flew for 30 minutes and dropped in the sea between the North's east coast and Japan. The North has consistently test-fired missiles in that direction. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile was sacked early on Sunday morning from near Kusong, in North Phyongan province. They also acknowledged the importance of the role China is playing in its dealings with its North Korean ally.

Global Media At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack
Author: 0 At least 74 countries affected in 'biggest ever' cyber attack

Patients were asked not to come to hospitals unless it was an emergency. "I did not expect an attack on this scale". Hackers using software tools developed by US National Security Agency have made cyber attacks Friday on many countries, disrupting global shipper FedEx, Britain's health system and freezing computers at Russia's Interior Ministry.

Global Media Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time in 53 years
Author: 0 Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time in 53 years

Ukraine first hosted Eurovision in 2005 when the contest symbolised the country's quest to open up to Europe after the 2004 pro-Western Orange Revolution. The union, however, has been criticized for not barring "1944" previous year, allowing Russia-Ukraine tensions to fester. Both countries ignored pleas from organisers, the European Broadcasting Union, and Russian Federation has refused to air the contest, while viewers in separatist eastern Ukraine are also unable to watch.

Author: 0 China's leader offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

Until this deal - which included China giving the United States access to its beef market and parts of its financial-services industry - the U.S. had no plans to attend the forum, and Chinese media was making a big deal of it. The Russian leader said the rise of trade protectionism is creating a "breeding ground for global extremism and terrorism". It was a tough call for India to take as China in the last few days has managed to rope in a number of western countries, including the USA which ...

Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests

Maduro said he has triggered an article of the constitution that reforms all public powers, The Guardian reports , and he did this in order "to achieve the peace needed by the republic, defeat the fascist coup, and let the sovereign people impose peace, harmony, and true national dialogue".

Global Media The US Navy SEAL killed in an ambush overseas has been identified
Author: 0 The US Navy SEAL killed in an ambush overseas has been identified

Somalia's new Somali-American president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, last month declared a new offensive against al-Shabab, which is based in Somalia but has claimed responsibility for major attacks elsewhere in East Africa. "The death of Moalin Osmaan Abdi Badil is a big blow on Al-Shabab militia power" Minister Yarisow said "His death is also success for the peace and stability of Somalia and the operations of our national security forces".

Global Media Senator: White House Defending Trump Over Nation
Author: 0 Senator: White House Defending Trump Over Nation

Her testimony goes against with how the White House portrayed her "heads-up" of the potential conflict, as Press Secretary Sean Spicer described it . Notably, Trump's own White House requested the House and Senate investigations after he took to Twitter on a Saturday morning and accused Obama of tapping the phones in Trump Tower.

Author: 0 North Korea carries out new missile test

Moon, the country's first liberal leader in a decade, said he would be open to visiting the rival North. Moon is expected to meet U.S. President Donald Trump as early as next month to coordinate an approach toward the Kim Jong-un regime. North Korea fires a medium-range ballistic missile in February in this file photo . It was launched near Kusung and landed in the Sea of Japan. Weapons experts and government officials believe the North has accomplished some technical progress with ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet

President Donald Trump said he did not immediately fire Michael Flynn as national security adviser after concerns were raised about his potentially being blackmailed by Russian Federation because it "did not sound like an emergency". That Wednesday meeting was already being seen as a major diplomatic coup for the Kremlin, a red carpet welcome just months after being hit with USA sanctions for meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Global Media God Brought You Back, Aisha Buhari Tells Freed Chibok Girls
Author: 0 God Brought You Back, Aisha Buhari Tells Freed Chibok Girls

Boko Haram militants are thought to be still holding more than 100 of the 276 taken from Chibok three years ago. Women's Affairs Minister Aisha Alhassan said the girls will be ready psychologically. The government has been caring for 24 previously released girls and four babies, Alhassan said. The 82 Chibok girls freed Saturday will not return to school in September because they are undergoing medical and psychological treatment, said presidential spokesman Garba Shehu.

Global Media Syrian fighters take back town, dam from IS
Author: 0 Syrian fighters take back town, dam from IS

Ankara views the YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which has been waging a decades-old insurgency in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the U.S.to reverse its decision, saying weapons in the hands of the Kurdish-led forces are a "threat" to his country.

Author: 0 Japan says N. Korea missile fell into sea

Moon, a liberal who favors a softer approach to the North than his conservative predecessors, strongly condemned the launch during an emergency national security meeting, calling it a clear violation of U.N. North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations and U.S. sanctions and is also developing long-range missiles to deliver atomic weapons.

Author: 0 Israel Rebukes Sweden Over UNESCO Vote

The resolution, passed by 22 votes to 10 on Tuesday (2 May), branded Israel's annexation of the eastern city as a violation of worldwide law, mirroring a UN Security Council resolution passed in December. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered in December that $6 million be deducted from the budget when the U.N. Security Council passed Resolution 2334.

Author: 0 European Union demands urgent talks with Washington over airline laptop ban

In March, Washington banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from eight countries from carrying on board laptop computers, tablets and other electronic devices larger than cellphones. As NPR's Jason Slotkin reported , the airline cited the Trump administration's bans on travel from other Muslim-majority countries , now held up by the courts, as additional factors in the reduction of business.

Author: 0 Oil rebounds above $50 on latest U.S. stockpile figures

High US gasoline stocks have fed concern about demand in the US, where consumer spending expectations hit a three-year low last month and vehicle sales have fallen year-on-year for four months. Distillate stocks fell by 1.587 million barrels. The bank also said that a fall by 5.3 million barrels in USA crude inventories C-STK-T-EIA this week to 522.5 million barrels was "providing some fundamental support for prices".

Author: 0 'No risk' if LA gets Olympics - IOC official

LA2024 chairman Casey Wasserman hosted a 70-member International Olympic Committee delegation for dinner at his home Wednesday night. "The Olympics asked us not to buff this city up", Garcetti said. Should the International Olympic Committee award the Games for 2024 and 2028 to Paris and Los Angeles , a possibility the the organization's Vice President's are considering, the bidding landscape will change for a decade and the impacts will be far-reaching internationally - especially for ...

Author: 0 Death toll from U.S. storms grows to 16 people

More than 100 highways also were shut in neighboring Arkansas, state officials said. Midwestern states experienced severe weather as well Saturday, including floods and thunderstorms, NPR's Newscast reports. Rainfall amounts of 4-6 inches have been reported in Missouri and Texas , with some areas seeing up to 9 inches, the National Weather Service said.

Global Media G7 clueless on cyber attack culprits but pledges work on security
Author: 0 G7 clueless on cyber attack culprits but pledges work on security

They include faster-than-expected US interest rate increases, which could affect some developing economies by triggering an outflow of capital and investment, and China's reliance on excessively rapid credit expansion for growth. That follows two G-20 gatherings where Mnuchin refused to sign up to a well established explicit shunning of protectionism, and pressed for trade to be "fair" and "reciprocal".

Global Media North Korea launches ballistic missile flying 700km
Author: 0 North Korea launches ballistic missile flying 700km

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missile test-fired by North Korea flew 800 kilometers (500 miles) for about 30 minutes and landed in the Sea of Japan, but not inside Japan's exclusive economic zone. While Pyongyang regularly tests shorter-range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the USA mainland.

Author: 0 Venezuelan Opposition Calls on People to Rebel against Maduro's Assembly Call

Venezuela's embattled president issued a decree Monday for writing a new constitution, ratcheting up a political crisis that has drawn hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters into the streets. The leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, Julio Borges, called the idea of a constitutional assembly a "giant fraud" by Maduro and his allies created to keep them in power at any cost.

Author: 0 The White House is furious at Russian Federation over this photo

The Lavrov meeting came just hours after Trump fired his Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , the man responsible for investigating allegations of collusion between the Republican leader's team and Russian Federation. There had been no plans to immediately broadcast images from the meeting. Sessions recused himself from any investigations involving the Trump administration and Russian Federation after acknowledging he failed to tell senators during his confirmation hearing ...

Author: 0 Trump vows to work for Israeli-Palestinian peace

The daily said the United States media were more focused on the Hamas charter than Abbas' visit, with the Palestinian Authority president "alone in the wrestling ring" with Trump and completely powerless. The Palestinian leader said a peace agreement could be reached under "the courageous leadership of Donald Trump". President Trump is mistaken if he believes Abbas is genuinely interested in finding peace.

Author: 0 Hosts Japan may face All Blacks at 2019 Rugby World Cup

South Africa's slump to seventh in the world means the 1995 and 2007 champions will face the All Blacks in the pool stage for the first time in a blockbuster clash. Band two contained Scotland , France , South Africa and Wales - the teams now ranked fifth to eighth - and band three was made up of Argentina , Japan , Georgia and Italy.

Author: 0 AAP rigs EVM in House, EC unimpressed

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said it was for the Election Commission to remove doubts on the sanctity and independence of electoral process in the country. He dubbed EVM-tampering as a "conspiracy to murder democracy ". Criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) the AAP earlier today gave a full demonstration on how EVMs can be rigged.

Global Media 'This is how an EVM can be tampered with'
Author: 0 'This is how an EVM can be tampered with'

India's Election Commission defended the integrity of its electronic voting machines (EVMs) after a political party "demonstrated" how they can be manipulated to rig poll results. The AAP and the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will corner each other on a range of issues. The Election Commission today is convening an all-party meeting over the issue of EVM and other electoral reforms in the national capital.

Author: 0 Israeli Cabinet approves controversial 'Jewish nation-state' bill

But the bill is not only opposed by political opponents but even centrists in Netanyahu's government have argued against a "nation-state" bill, calling it unnecessary and noting that the 1948 Declaration of Independence already proclaimed Israel a Jewish state.

Global Media Punjab Board PSEB Class 12 Result 2017 to be Declared @ pseb
Author: 0 Punjab Board PSEB Class 12 Result 2017 to be Declared @ pseb

This may cause the pseb .ac.in to slow down causing some delay for students in checking the PSEB Result 2017. The results are unlikely today. Visit pseb .ac.in official website. PSEB was established in 1969 through a legislative enactment that aimed for the development and promotion of school education in the state of Punjab .

Author: 0 Betsy DeVos was booed today as she gave a commencement address

After a storm of criticism, she acknowledged that these colleges were "born, not out of mere choice, but out of necessity, in the face of racism". During her confirmation hearing, she claimed that schools may need to allow guns in order to "protect against grizzly bears".

Author: 0 South Korea urges 'parallel' talks, sanctions to rein in North

Security Council resolutions. Both the US and South Korea are keen on dismantling the nuclear program of Kim Jong Un and hence, are open to maintaining the sanctions on North Korea already laid in place by Trump's administration. Trump's mention of engaging with the North is not the first time. "In current circumstances where there is growing uncertainty on the Korean peninsula and the region, the U.S".

Author: 0 Met Gala 2017: The best-dressed celebrities from Rihanna to Katy Perry

To make her 2016 Met Gala look even more memorable, Katy Perry also had a Tamagotchi pet hanging from her dress. She made a slow entrance, occasionally assisted by aides, in her John Galliano-designed outfit on the red carpet as one of the first arrivals as co-chairman of the NY event on Monday night.

Global Media Kapil Mishra says health reports 'faked' to prevent another 'expose'
Author: 0 Kapil Mishra says health reports 'faked' to prevent another 'expose'

Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra visited the Hanuman temple at Connaught Place on Saturday evening and announced that he will be making a big revelation on Sunday. The Delhi Police have arrested Ankit. In an "open letter" to Kejriwal, Mishra again pressed for divulging the details of foreign tours undertaken by five leaders of the party.

Author: 0 Trump calls Macron to congratulate him on election win

Nigel Farage, who spearheaded a campaign for Britain's exit from the European Union as former leader of the U.K. Independence Party (UKIP), said the French voters had been tricked by a "giant deceit", claiming Macron "will become [European Commission President Jean-Claude] Juncker's puppet".

Global Media 11 'Suspects' Being Interrogated For Links In Sukma Naxal Attack
Author: 0 11 'Suspects' Being Interrogated For Links In Sukma Naxal Attack

They said DG Bhatnagar himself oversaw the quick activation of the command from the ground in Raipur after he attended a meeting of the Unified Command on LWE on May 5 that was chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh. "159 IED blasts were reported in 2016 as against 131 in 2015, which is an increase of 21 per cent in the usage of these killing devices". The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had on May 4 ordered the immediate shifting of the anti-naxal operations command headquarters from ...

Global Media UBC economist says election result unlikely to shift after absentee ballots counted
Author: 0 UBC economist says election result unlikely to shift after absentee ballots counted

While the NDP now hold the riding, if the Liberals were to take it in a recount, the party would win a majority government - so long as absentee ballots not counted until May 22 don't lose them any ridings. This riding was decided in favour of the NDP by just nine votes and will be subject to a recount. Elections B.C. has accepted a recount request for the Courtenay-Comox riding, where just nine votes separate the top two candidates, but rejected four other requests.

Global Media Recount requested by NDP in Richmond-Queensborough
Author: 0 Recount requested by NDP in Richmond-Queensborough

In Courtenay-Comox, the difference between the top two candidates is only nine votes, with the NDP's Ronna-Rae Leonard in front of Liberal Jim Benninger. Although Oger's request for a recount was denied, Elections BC said it accepted a request from BC Citizens First Party candidate Phillip James Ryan because of evidence of discrepancies in counting.

Global Media Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free
Author: 0 Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

Speaking while presenting a peace flag to the Nigerian army, at the Army Headquarters Garrison, Abuja, Princess Lillian Cosmos, FCT Coordinator, Africa Arise for Change Network commended President Buhari for keeping to his promise and facilitating the freedom of the girls after three years.

Global Media Senate intel committee subpoenas Michael Flynn
Author: 0 Senate intel committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

The Senate Intelligence committee issued a subpoena to former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn for the release of documents tied to the ongoing Russian Federation investigation, according to CNN. "He didn't turn those documents over, so we have subpoenaed those documents", Lankford said. Copies of request letters sent to long-time Trump associate Roger Stone and former foreign policy adviser Carter Page were shared with the Associated Press.

Author: 0 Trump announces his first overseas trip will be to Saudi Arabia

The Israel visit, which will include meetings with Israeli leaders President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, comes as the Trump Administration has thrown itself at the issue of Middle East peace.

Global Media Chibok Girls' Release: PPA Chieftain Hails Buhari, Others
Author: 0 Chibok Girls' Release: PPA Chieftain Hails Buhari, Others

Also its vehicles were used to transport the freed girls to Nigerian officials at Baki, in Borno state. Nigeria said on Saturday it had secured the release of 82 girls in exchange for Boko Haram prisoners. "So 21, and 82 now, plus three that were recovered by the military, till the very last of the girls are recovered, the Nigerian government will stay on the matter".

Author: 0 Trump seeks steps from Abbas to promote peace with Israel

Speaking through a translator, Abbas echoed Trump's upbeat tone: "We believe that we can be true partners to you to bring about a historic peace under your stewardship". if it is so easy, why President trump didn't do it earlier? According to a White House official, Trump has heeded the calls by Netanyahu and us lawmakers and will request that Abbas stop payments to families of Palestinian terrorists, reported Haaretz .

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